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John Emerson Jr.

John Emerson Jr., 78, Pekin, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Born in Georgetown, he was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church and Greenville Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Emerson; two sons, James Emerson of Greenville and Steven Emerson of Palmyra; two daughters, Linda Willis and Dianna Heazlitt, both of New Albany; three sisters, Thelma Voyles of Palmyra and Emma Jane Love and Bettie Kain, both of Georgetown; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, July 15, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 16, after 8 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.